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5 breathtaking views of Jupiter

NASA's Juno spacecraft was 4400 miles above the cloud tops when it snapped this picture of swirling clouds.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt and Sean Doran (CC BY-NC-SA)

Swirling clouds and hazy streaks in Jupiter’s northern region, viewed from 15,610 miles away.

NASA/JPL/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt

A stormy area of the Jupiter’s northern hemisphere known as a “folded filamentary region,” viewed from 14,600 miles away.

NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Kevin M. Gill, © CC BY

A patch of bright clouds rises above the surrounding jet streams that reach deep into the planet, viewed from 6,000 miles away.

Image data: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS/Gerald Eichstädt

A view of Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot and another storm called Oval BA, from about 30,000 miles away.

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